The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 580 528 553
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 26 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.097% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £290 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10658 9240 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.53% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 5067 5208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 479 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 25 £450 +16.88% 23
London +3 16 £475 +23.05% 9
City of London +20 6 £450 +23.28% 2
West Yorkshire +3 2 £425 +54.54%
Yorkshire +2 2 £425 +54.54%
South East -18 2 £381 +22.00% 6
East of England - 2 £275 - 3
Leeds -1 1 £425 +54.54%
West Midlands -14 1 - -
Hampshire -17 1 £288 -8.00% 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Horsham - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 66 (97.06%) Oracle
2 35 (51.47%) Oracle Database
3 31 (45.59%) SQL
4 30 (44.12%) OCP
5 26 (38.24%) Windows
6 25 (36.76%) Linux
7 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 24 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
8 22 (32.35%) ITIL
8 22 (32.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (29.41%) UNIX
10 19 (27.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (27.94%) Finance
10 19 (27.94%) Data Guard
11 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
12 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
13 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
15 14 (20.59%) HP
16 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
16 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
16 13 (19.12%) Replication
17 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
18 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
18 11 (16.18%) Degree
18 11 (16.18%) PL/SQL
18 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
18 11 (16.18%) IBM

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) LDAP
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) Oracle Database
2 22 (32.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
6 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (5.88%) MySQL
10 4 (5.88%) VLDB
10 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Maven
1 3 (4.41%) JUnit
2 2 (2.94%) Ant
2 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (1.47%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.47%) Toad
3 1 (1.47%) MSI
3 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.71%) General Ledger
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Local Government
5 2 (2.94%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) DBA
2 22 (32.35%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (20.59%) Consultant
4 13 (19.12%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (16.18%) Administrator
6 9 (13.24%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 9 (13.24%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) SQL DBA
8 5 (7.35%) Senior DBA
8 5 (7.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.41%) Senior SQL DBA
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.94%) Programmer
11 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Database Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) Java EE
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Streams
3 4 (5.88%) Spring
3 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.41%) JSP
4 3 (4.41%) Servlets
5 2 (2.94%) Middleware
5 2 (2.94%) J2EE
5 2 (2.94%) SOAP
5 2 (2.94%) Struts
5 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 2 (2.94%) Java SE
5 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.94%) Java EE 5
6 1 (1.47%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Replication
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) HACMP
4 2 (2.94%) DTV
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Linux
3 20 (29.41%) UNIX
4 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Solaris
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.41%) CentOS
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.94%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
4 11 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (14.71%) Service Management
6 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.88%) SOA
8 4 (5.88%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Cash Management
8 4 (5.88%) Database Security
9 3 (4.41%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (4.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) PL/SQL
3 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.24%) Java
4 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.29%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) Korn
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) OCP
2 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.18%) Degree
5 7 (10.29%) MCITP
5 7 (10.29%) OCA
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.88%) MCSA
7 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) IBM Certification
7 3 (4.41%) RHCE
7 3 (4.41%) Sun Certification
8 2 (2.94%) OCAJ
8 2 (2.94%) OCPJP
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (11.76%) vSphere
3 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) XenServer
4 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.35%) vCloud
4 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.94%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.94%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Data Guard
2 9 (13.24%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (10.29%) NetBackup
5 5 (7.35%) Backup Exec
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (4.41%) SCCM
7 3 (4.41%) SCOM
7 3 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (4.41%) Legato
7 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.47%) Opsview
9 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.47%) MIIS
9 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (97.06%) Oracle
2 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.59%) HP
4 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
5 11 (16.18%) IBM
6 9 (13.24%) VMware
7 8 (11.76%) EMC
8 5 (7.35%) SAP
8 5 (7.35%) Symantec
8 5 (7.35%) Remedy
8 5 (7.35%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) JBoss
10 1 (1.47%) Splunk
10 1 (1.47%) Teradata
10 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.47%) Cognos
10 1 (1.47%) Primavera
10 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.47%) Software AG
10 1 (1.47%) webMethods